"My WWOOFing experience was a nightmare. Here’s why the organization needs to change"
Interesting commentary from someone who didn't have a good experience with WWOOF and warned others."Long hours of hard work and a feeling of being exploited are fairly common complaints among WWOOFers"
"It’s worth mentioning that not all national WWOOF organizations have a feedback or reference system. Instead, the majority have strict complaints procedures, according to WWOOF rules. 'If they get a complaint about a host it is investigated. If the complaint is upheld they are removed from our lists and cannot join again,' says the page. Nevertheless I’ve found internet posts of quite a few bloggers, arguing that the organization hasn’t responded to their complaint at all...According to the information published on its website, WWOOF organizations only act as contact agencies between farms and volunteers. While some of them do visit each host before they are accepted, others do no checks at all..."
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/23/2018 04:29AM by rrmoderator.